The CBT Software- Author module is
used to input questions into the exam database. Later the exam database is
imported into the CBT Software- Exam Engine and used by the instructor to administrate
the exam. The Author module is free to download and use.
Help for important features of the Author
module of the CBT Software are given below:
1. Add New Exam : This feature is
used to create a new exam database for entering the question.
2. Add/ Edit Candidates : This feature can be used by the
author(s) to create any number of candidates
which can take the exam. Each candidate will have a separate
login using his/her email id and password. Candidates will be able to view
only their own test results.
3. Add/Edit Groups :
This feature can be used by the author(s) to create any number of groups or
classes. This will help the exam instructor to arrange exam in batches.
4. Assign Exam to Groups :
This feature can be used by the author(s) to link a group to an exam so that
all the candidates present in that group can take the assigned exam.
5. Add/ Edit Categories :This
feature is used to enter various categories (topics) covered in exam. Each
question entered in database must belong to one category (topic).
6. Exam Configuration : This
feature allows author to set configuration options (number of questions per
exam, exam time, pass percentage etc), allowed exam modes (learn, exam), permitted
buttons (review, pause timer, bookmarking etc)
7. Question types Supported :
4.1 Multiple Choice Single Answer
4.2. Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
4.3. Drag and Drop Type1(Image Type)
4.4. Drag and Drop Type2(Text based1)
4.5. Drag and Drop Type3(Text based2)
8. Preview : This feature allows
author to view the questions entered in the database.
9. Review : This feature lists all
the questions present in database. Author can select a question from the list to
for Editing or Deleting.
Database : This option
can be used to export the created exam database to a known location which can
later be imported and used in CBT
Software- Exam Engine.